7 hospitals receive credit downgrades in past month

Seven hospitals and health systems received credit downgrades during the past month, according to a report from HFA Partners.

The hospitals and health systems receiving credit downgrades included the following:

  • Care New England Health System (Providence, R.I.) — from BBB to BBB- (Fitch)
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock (Lebanon, N.H.) — from A+ to A (Fitch)
  • East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (Tyler) — Baa3 to Ba1 (Moody's)
  • Great Plains Regional Medical Center (Elk City, Okla.) — from BB to BB- (S&P)
  • Houston Healthcare (Warner Robins, Ga.) — from A2 to A3 (Moody's)
  • Jennie Stuart Medical Center (Hopkinsville, Ky.) — from BBB- to BB+ (S&P)
  • Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton, Ohio) — from Aa3 to A2 (Moody's)


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